TEICOCORD 200mg Injection 1's

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INTRODUCTION

TEICOCORD 200MG INJECTION contains Teicoplanin which belongs to the group of medicines called Antibiotics. It is used to treat various bacterial infections like infections of the skin and beneath the skin (soft tissue), bones and joints, lungs, urinary tract, heart (endocarditis), abdominal wall (peritonitis) and the blood.

Bacterial infections are caused by multiplication of specific harmful strain of bacteria anywhere in the body. It is generally characterized by fever, extreme tiredness, swollen lymph nodes in the neck, armpits, groin or elsewhere, headache, nausea or vomiting.

Before receiving TEICOCORD 200MG INJECTION, inform your doctor if you have flushing of the upper part of the body (red man syndrome), a decrease in platelet count (thrombocytopenia) and kidney problems or liver problems.  

TEICOCORD 200MG INJECTION is not recommended for use in pregnant and breastfeeding women unless advised by the doctor. TEICOCORD 200MG INJECTION should be used with caution in children (including newborns) or adolescents and in elderly patients.

The most common side effects of receiving TEICOCORD 200MG INJECTION are rash, skin redness, itching, pain and fever. Inform your doctor if any of these side effect worsens.

USES OF TEICOCORD 200MG INJECTION

It treats various bacterial infections of the:

  • skin and beneath the skin (soft tissue)
  • bones and joints
  • lungs
  • urinary tract
  • heart (endocarditis)
  • abdominal wall (peritonitis)
  • blood

HOW TEICOCORD 200MG INJECTION WORKS

TEICOCORD 200MG INJECTION contains Teicoplanin which works by inhibiting the formation of bacterial cell wall, thereby impairing the bonds that hold the bacterial cell wall together. This allows holes in the bacterial cell wall, which kills the bacteria. Thus, helps in treating and preventing the spread of infections.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

TEICOCORD 200MG INJECTION will be given to you only by a doctor or a nurse into a vein as an intravenous injection or into a muscle as an intramuscular injection. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending on your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF TEICOCORD 200MG INJECTION

COMMON

  • rash, itching
  • skin redness
  • pain
  • fever

UNCOMMON

  • hearing loss, ringing in the ears
  • feeling that you or things around you are moving
  • nausea, vomiting
  • diarrhoea
  • feeling dizzy
  • headache

RARE

  • flushing of the upper body
  • infection (abscess)

While receiving TEICOCORD 200MG INJECTION inform your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:   

  • allergic reaction (signs may include difficulty in breathing or wheezing, swelling, rash, itching, fever, chills)
  • toxic epidermal necrolysis or Stevens-Johnson syndrome (signs include blistering of the skin, mouth, eyes or genitals)
  • acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis (AGEP) (signs include red scaly widespread rash with bumps under the skin (including the skin folds, chest, abdomen, back and arms) and blisters accompanied by fever
  • drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS) (symptoms may include a rash on the face then an extended rash with an elevated temperature, elevated liver enzymes, an increase in white blood cell (eosinophilia), and enlarged lymph nodes
  • swelling and clotting in a vein
  • getting more infections than usual
  • lack of white blood cells (signs may include fever, severe chills, sore throat or mouth ulcers (agranulocytosis))  
  • epileptic fits

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Headache:

Drink ample amount of water and avoid skipping meals. Get adequate rest. Try to be relaxed and stress free. Apply pain relieving balm on your forehead if necessary. Inform your doctor if the symptom does not improve.

Nausea or vomiting:

Stick to simple meals while receiving this medicine. Avoid eating oily rich, fried or spicy foods. Do not lie down or sleep immediately after eating. Inform your doctor if the symptom does not improve.

Diarrhea:

Drink lot of fluids, such as water to keep yourself hydrated. Avoid eating high-fat or spicy foods. Inform your doctor if the symptom gets worse.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

TEICOCORD 200MG INJECTION is generally not recommended for use in pregnant women unless considered clearly necessary. There may be a potential risk of inner ear and kidney problems. Consult your doctor before receiving TEICOCORD 200MG INJECTION.

BREASTFEEDING

TEICOCORD 200MG INJECTION is generally not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless considered clearly necessary. Consult your doctor before receiving TEICOCORD 200MG INJECTION.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate any machines if you experience dizziness or headaches after receiving TEICOCORD 200MG INJECTION.

KIDNEY

TEICOCORD 200MG INJECTION should be used with caution in patients with kidney problems. Your doctor may have regular tests to check if your kidneys are working properly. Consult your doctor before receiving TEICOCORD 200MG INJECTION.

LIVER

Your doctor may have regular tests to check if your liver is working properly during treatment with TEICOCORD 200MG INJECTION.

ALLERGY

Do not receive TEICOCORD 200MG INJECTION if you are allergic to Teicoplanin or any other ingredients of this medicine. It should be used with caution in patients who are allergic to vancomycin.

OTHERS

Before receiving TEICOCORD 200MG INJECTION, inform your doctor if you have:

  • flushing of the upper part of the body (red man syndrome)
  • decrease in platelet count (thrombocytopenia)

Use in pediatrics:

TEICOCORD 200MG INJECTION should be used with caution in children (including newborns) or adolescents. Consult your child’s doctor for advice before administration of TEICOCORD 200MG INJECTION.

Use in geriatrics:

In elderly patients, TEICOCORD 200MG INJECTION should be used with caution especially in patients with kidney impairment. Consult your doctor before receiving it.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug interactions:

Before receiving TEICOCORD 200MG INJECTION, inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines:     

  • aminoglycosides like gentamicin, streptomycin (used to treat bacterial infections)
  • amphotericin B (medicine used to treat fungal infections)
  • ciclosporin (medicine used to prevent transplant rejection)
  • cisplatin (medicine used to treat malignant tumors)
  • diuretics such as furosemide (used to treat water retention)

Overdosage:

TEICOCORD 200MG INJECTION will be administered to you only by a doctor or a nurse in a hospital, and so it is unlikely to receive an overdose. However, consult your doctor if you experience any unusual symptoms or the worsening of the existing symptoms.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Teicoplanin
Pharmacological Category :   Glycopeptide antibiotic
Therapeutic Indication :   Various bacterial infections
Dosage Forms :   Injection

MORE INFORMATION

  • Store below 30°C

FAQs ABOUT TEICOCORD 200MG INJECTION

What is TEICOCORD 200MG INJECTION used for?

TEICOCORD 200MG INJECTION is used to treat various bacterial infections like infections of the skin and beneath the skin (soft tissue), bones and joints, lungs, urinary tract, heart (endocarditis), abdominal wall (peritonitis) and the blood.   

Does TEICOCORD 200MG INJECTION cause itching?

Yes, TEICOCORD 200MG INJECTION may cause itching along with rashes. In such cases, avoid hot baths because hot water can irritate your skin further. Do not scratch the affected area. Use protective clothing when going outdoors. Regularly moisturize your skin. Inform your doctor if your itching does not improve.

How TEICOCORD 200MG INJECTION is administered?

TEICOCORD 200MG INJECTION will be given to you only by a doctor or a nurse into a vein as an intravenous injection or into a muscle as an intramuscular injection. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending on your age, body weight and disease condition.       

Is TEICOCORD 200MG INJECTION safe to use in patients with kidney problems?

TEICOCORD 200MG INJECTION should be used with caution in patients with kidney problems. Your doctor may have regular tests to check if your kidneys are working properly. Consult your doctor for advice.   

What are the common side effects of TEICOCORD 200MG INJECTION?

The most common side effects of receiving TEICOCORD 200MG INJECTION are rash, skin redness, itching, pain and fever. Inform your doctor if any of these side effect worsens.

REFERENCES

1. KD. Tripathi. Macrolide, Lincosamide, Glycopeptide and Other Antibacterial Antibiotic; Urinary Antiseptics. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology. Seventh edition. 2013. Page – 758.

2. Masoud Hajialigol, Shadi Farsaei, and Kiana Shirani. Prospective Study of Irrational Prescription of Teicoplanin in a Large Academic Hospital: A Dilemma of Antimicrobial Resistance. Journal of Research in Pharmacy Practise. March 2020 [Accessed on 12th August 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7235458/

3. Faham Khamesipour, Seyed Mohammadreza Hashemian, and Payam Tabarsi. A Review of Teicoplanin Used in the Prevention and Treatment of Serious Infections Caused by Gram-Positive Bacteria and Compared Its Effects with Some other Antibiotics. Biomedical and Pharmacology Journal. June 2015 [Accessed on 12th August 2022] https://www.researchgate.net/publication/280722572_A_Review_of_Teicoplanin_Used_in_the_Prevention_and_Treatment_of_Serious_Infections_Caused_by_Gram-Positive_Bacteria_and_Compared_Its_Effects_with_Some_other_Antibiotics

4. Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC). [Revised in December 2021] [Accessed on 12th August 2022] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.2926.pdf

5. Cipla ltd. Ticocin Injection (Teicoplanin). Ciplamed. [Revised in January 2021] [Accessed on 12th August 2022] https://www.ciplamed.com/content/ticocin-injection

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Bacterial culture
  • Completed Blood Count (CBC)

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    20 g
    Ingredient
    TEICOPLANIN 200 mg
    Hsn Code
    30049029
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